Wheel Fitment & Question Thread

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ohhhh I get it now!! it's a percentage!! not an actual height... I see I see... so ie: 225/50/16 the 50 means the sidewall height is half of the width... is that taking into account both sidewalls (top and bottom/ opposite sides of tire sidewall)??

which is why on a narrower tire, the number will be a higher percentage to keep the tire the same height as the rear? learn something everyday
 

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I've been lookin for wheels and came across varrstoens in 17x9 +30 haven't seen this size up in this thread but curious about fitment cause I don't really have the option of rolling/pulling my fenders at the moment :(
It should clear with out fender work.

ohhhh I get it now!! it's a percentage!! not an actual height... I see I see... so ie: 225/50/16 the 50 means the sidewall height is half of the width... is that taking into account both sidewalls (top and bottom/ opposite sides of tire sidewall)??

which is why on a narrower tire, the number will be a higher percentage to keep the tire the same height as the rear? learn something everyday
Yup you are getting it. lol
 

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i finally decided that my setup is going to be 235/45/17's up front nd 265/45/17's in rear. but honestly i dont know what size rims can fit these tires properly
 

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Just ordered some XXR 521's in 18x10" +25 all round. Going 245/40R18 up front and 265/35R18 out back. What you guys reckon? Will I need a lot of work to the fronts? Im not too low at the front.
 

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it will fit dude.
i have a 17 x 9.5 +18 up front with a 255/40. loves it

Just ordered some XXR 521's in 18x10" +25 all round. Going 245/40R18 up front and 265/35R18 out back. What you guys reckon? Will I need a lot of work to the fronts? Im not too low at the front.
 

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The fender just has rolled lip, and camber is prob like 3 deg... Need to take in for a wheel alighnment lol.
But prior i was running 235/45 and only 1.75 deg camber. (with same wheels)
Did u ever fit a 275 under ur front spiller? I remember you saying you would love to if you could...
 

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post up some close up pics wob, wold definitely like to see the fitment! How did you achieve 3 deg camber, are you're coilovers wound right down or do you have adjustable arms? The most I have ever run is a 245/40 but i havent had a go at more camber (wheel aligner said he couldnt get more than 1.25 due to a bent component - the old excuse) but i have some 270 slicks here that I want to try and fit but the profile is huge so I dont like my chances haha.
 

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Anybody have experience with this setup:

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RIM: 18X10 +35 offset
TIRE: 275/40R18
-Rolled fenders
-New H&R Springs on New Bilstein shocks

Did somewhat of a mock up today with no weight on the rear suspension, seems like the 275/40 tire will rub even with fenders rolled...
Didnt have time to use the jack to lift up the suspension (simulating the weight of the car), and I dont have bolts yet for the wheels - so I couldn't lower the car down to check for rub.



 

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i have an buddy that is running 18x10.5(+8) work equip on the rear with 275/35/18 and all it needed was an rolled for the back and never rub from what i seen.
 

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When im back home i will up some
Pics for ya mate, i purchased those eccentric bushed uca's from
Disturbed a while ago. Ill do pics of them also. My coils look to be set a a similar height to yours. (so not all the way down)
Cheers

post up some close up pics wob, wold definitely like to see the fitment! How did you achieve 3 deg camber, are you're coilovers wound right down or do you have adjustable arms? The most I have ever run is a 245/40 but i havent had a go at more camber (wheel aligner said he couldnt get more than 1.25 due to a bent component - the old excuse) but i have some 270 slicks here that I want to try and fit but the profile is huge so I dont like my chances haha.
 

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i have an buddy that is running 18x10.5(+8) work equip on the rear with 275/35/18 and all it needed was an rolled for the back and never rub from what i seen.
^^^^^ are you sure it wasnt +18 offset? Cos that would work...:)
 

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Just got them rolled today, paint chipped like a bitch... so I'm going to have to touch it all up underneath there...
Will find out if it actually will tuck under there in the next few days when I get some wheel nuts...

*crossing fingers!*
-will post pics
 

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for a set of 17 inch rims, sizes are front 9" +20, rear 10" +30. What size tires do you guys recommend? I was thinking of either 225/45, 245/40. Or 245/45, 275/40. I want an aggresive stance/fit. If u guys have other recomendations feel free to post :).
 

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Bor,

Based on this guy's picture of his car, his setup is pretty badass. He said he is running,

XXR 521
18x10 +25
255/35 Front
255/40 Rear
sitting on saggy Eibachs

How do you think it would do with a larger tire? Maybe a 275? I don't really want to stretch a 255 on a ten inch rim. I plan on running coils as well.

Thanks.


 

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I rather not stretch it as I am in NY and the roads are horrible as is. I have never stretched a tire before and don't plan to. If it can be done without stretching, cool, if not, then I will have to drop the rim's width.

Thanks for your input though! I should have said I really don't want to stretch a tire to fit.

I also don't have rolled fenders yet.

Here is my car....4X4 Status. As you can see, I need a rim and coilover setup but not before my fuel setup.

 

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I just looked at my friends stock body 89 NA on eibachs and 18s and came to a conclusion...follow me through another thought experiment if you will.

Consider this: we have an 18x9.5+35 in the rear, with a 265/35, at stock height. For the sake of simplicity (this setup is actually a really nice easy one) this theoretical fitment rubs pretty hard at full compression. So, we roll our fenders flat, right? Well, because of the way it sucks in the wheel package, we could also throw coilovers on the car and drop it to where it's tucking a tiny part of the tire, and it shouldn't rub either...because the fender lip is about as wide as the clearance you gain from the drop. Doing both, you could run an extra 1/2" of rim/tire width on the outside of this package without pulling the fender. Pulling the fender (as BorHor has proved) can net us another 1" or so, if we're careful with tire selection, and we might be able to squeeze another 1/2" out of a good camber setting and even more scrutiny on tires.

BorHor, how did you manage to pull the fender that far anyways? Pie cut the lip and pull baby, pull?



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18" STAGGERED 5X114.3 WHEELS,

STAGGERED VOLUTION 18X8.5 & 18X9.5 WHEELS BRAND NEW IN BOXES. FRONT WHEELS HAVE A OFFSET OF 42 AND THE REAR HAS A OFFSET OF 45.
18x8.5 +42 front
18x9.5 +45 rear?
Will these fit my 1987 supra? what tire size should I go with? thank you!
 

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so im looking at xxr 521 wheels. they would be 18x10 25 offset in the rear. ans 18x8.5 35 offset front. should i do 35 or 25 offset in the front. other then that will they fit ok? thanks
 

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what to do when you rolled the front fenders? I'm talking about the plastic inside. any have pics of their rolled front?
thanks
 

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What tires are you running? Rolled fenders? I would assume so.
Tyres are 245/40 fronts and 265/35 rears. No roll yet, but need to roll fronts badly! Rears don't rub, just misses due to camber... I think I'll roll the rears aswell and dial in less camber...
 

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I hate to be a noob and ask this but how much rear/front camber adjustment do we have on our cars? How can I adjust it?I do have coilovers I just need some tips to get my fitment right be cause im going to run a agressive setup 10s in the front and 11s out back
 

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People say upt to 3 degrees negative at the front and 2.5 negative at the rear but you're car would have to be pretty low to achieve this with the stock control arms. What offsets are your 11 inch wheels at the back? You'll be cutting it pretty fine on the inside.
 

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Any input is gladly appreciated. I just want to know what other modifications i need to do in order for this to fit. I found them on craigslist and am really leaning towards purchasing them. I don't know if this helps but currently I'm on tokico blues/h&r springs.

CCW Classics
18x9.5 +16 225/40 fronts
18x11 +15 235/40 rears
 

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Fronts will be no problem with a roll. Same with the rear, unless your planning to go lower.
 

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I wouldnt say no problem. 11 +16 is going to hang shitloads. You wont be able to run much tyre with that set up, maximum 265 at the rear I think. Front wont be easy either but lots of stretch and rolling/pulling of your gaurds.
 

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Well he posted the tire sizes along with the wheels sizes so it should fit. Im running 10inch +15offset with 235/40 on coilovers with just a roll. Still plenty of room to play with. Since hes just on springs it should fit. Might look weird though.
 

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My mk3 has 225/60-16s. (on the car when I bought it) I'm putting on H&R lowering springs, are these still going to fit or am I going to have to buy new tires?